TITLE

Addressing tolerance in patients and families

AUTHOR(S)
AVILA, MARIA A.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Addiction Professional;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author reflects on the concept of tolerance as it relates to substance abuse, including tolerance which substance abusers have towards substances and a tolerance which their families have towards their substance abuse and its effects. A discussion of the role that poor self esteem plays in tolerance, and of therapies which addiction professionals can use to help reverse tolerance in patients and their families, is presented.
ACCESSION #
93453658

 

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